Archive for the 'The Media' Category

John Oliver vs. Lorne Michaels

Who has the best farm team, Lorne Michaels or Jon Stewart? The latter is retired, but he spawned Stephen Colbert and John Oliver. Who has Lorne hatched for us lately? NOBODY! But Lorne controls the media, he’s the King of New York! But there’s a new emperor in town. Welcome to 2015 where there’s so […]

The John Seabrook Book

“The Song Machine: Inside The Hit Factory” We’re not in Kansas anymore. You will find the content of this book so offensive you will stop blaming Spotify for the death of music. Not that it’s that good. John Seabrook is a writer for the “New Yorker.” He specializes in covering what those in the industry […]

Narcos Lessons

GENIUS TRIUMPHS It’s not something you learn in books, but an ability you’re born with, that you believe in, that you exercise. Success in life is about analysis. That’s what they teach in the elite institutions that those going to lesser colleges miss out on. Facts are irrelevant, you can look them up online. But […]

The Rich Get Richer

“The Crowding-Out Effect of Gargantuan Movies” This has already happened in music, it’s just that nobody wants to admit it. A few superstar acts are making all the dough. The rest are blaming the internet and Spotify for decimating their financial careers. But the truth is most people don’t care. Most people are lonely, disconnected, […]